Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Australian Cotton Conference registrations now open

Australian Cotton Conference registrations now open

07
Jun '10
“Value for money” was one of the core aims of the Australian Cotton Conference committee this year, with registrations now open to all delegates at website.

“I think the rates there speak for themselves. This conference is well and truly priced to achieve maximum participation across industry and our supply chain,” Ms Byrne Morrison said.

“To add further value, 'Earlybirds' – who register before July 1 - can save a further $25 off our full rate, and there are discounts of 10% for multiple registrations.

“Given the line up of high profile speakers and the networking opportunities the conference presents – the rates we have on offer represent outstanding value at around half the cost of comparable agricultural industry conferences,” she said.

Judging Underway in the 2010 Australian Cotton Industry Awards

Despite another difficult season in many cotton growing valleys, entries in the 2010 Australian Cotton Industry Awards were again very strong, with judging across five categories now underway.

Finalists are due to be shortlisted by a panel of industry judges by the end of this month, with on-farm judging across seven cotton properties planned for mid-June.

Finalists will be announced in the coming weeks, with the winners revealed at the 2010 Australian Cotton Industry Awards Dinner and Presentation on the Gold Coast on the 12 August, a culmination of the Australian Cotton Conference.

Cotton Australia would like to thank the following judges for donating their time and expertise to the Awards this year:

Chris Lehmann Trust Young Achiever of the Year, sponsored by Bayer Crop Science

• Helen Dugdale, CRDC (convenor)
• Deb Lehmann, Chris Lehmann Trust
• Hamish Millar, Cotton Australia Board)
• James Houlahan, Cotton Australia Regional Manager
• Scott Ward, Bayer CropScience

Cotton Seed Distributors Researcher of the Year
• Greg Kauter, Cotton Australia (convenor)
• Lyndon Mulligan, Cotton Australia Board
• Steve Ainsworth, Cotton Seed Distributors
• Paula Jones, Cotton CRC
• Mike Bange, researcher, immediate past winner

Cotton Australia Service to Industry Award
• Rob Cairns, Cotton Australia (convenor)
• Adam Kay, Cotton Australia
• Dick Estens, immediate past winner
• Bruce Finney, CRDC
• Phil Armytage, Cotton CRC

Grower of the Year and Innovative Grower of the Year
• Geoff McIntyre, DEEDI, (convenor)
• Andrew Pursehouse, "Breeza", immediate past winner – Grower of the Year
• Jamie Grant, "Kielli", immediate past winner – Innovator of the Year
• Matt Devine, AgriRisk
• Jodie Pedrana, Monsanto

Cotton Australia


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 10th Apr 2020

Govt exempts PPE, face mask import from customs duty

Considering the immediate requirement of personal protection...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 10th Apr 2020

Opportunity for India post-Covid-19: Wazir Advisors

Post-coronavirus, some brands will follow the strategy of...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 10th Apr 2020

Mainland China economy contracted in March: IHS Markit

Business activity in China fell for a second successive month in...

Interviews View All

Rahul Bhadani, Looksgud

Rahul Bhadani
Looksgud

Navigating through catalogues is a bit hasslesome

Textile industry, Head honchos

Textile industry
Head honchos

Clothes are no more bound by gender

Karin Ekberg, Leadership & Sustainability

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Uhan Soebiantoro,

Uhan Soebiantoro

Luckytex is an integrated textile manufacturing company founded by...

Luca Formentini,

Luca Formentini

From the very beginning, Loris Bellini's aim was to produce dyeing...

Teresa Neal,

Teresa Neal

Teresa Neal, an art professional with 25 years of experience, in...

Iago Castro Asensio, RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Mark Brill, Birmingham City University (BCU)

Mark Brill
Birmingham City University (BCU)

<div>A technological breakthrough could see people getting messages about...

Georg Reinhold, Trützschler  Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Georg Reinhold
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers, a part of the Trützschler Group,...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao, Nayaab

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Pranav Mishra, Huemn

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


April 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search